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in the case of a woman killed inside her home. ktvu's lorraine blanco is live with how the discovery of the car led to two arrests. >> reporter: two arrests. a husband and wife were wanted in connection with several crimes along the west coast. here they are calling the two personnens of interest in -- persons of interest in the susie ko murder. he was arrested with his wife in susie ko's stolen car. on friday neighbors found her stabbed to death, her car stolen. the suspects are being held on suspicion of a stolen vehicle. >> it is a big league and we are grateful -- lead and we are grateful for the recovery of the vehicle. we are also watching the integrity of the case and not making any mistakes. >> reporter: this is video from of the is when authorities say he got into a shoot out with a los angeles county deputy in south el monte. authorities say they carjacked a vehicle and then got away. this crime spree started when he broke out of a southern california jail. lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> to the baseball playoffs. the san francisco giants effaced another must-win
the home of a woman who was killed inside her home. ktvu's lorraine blanco is live where she spoke to the victim's family today. >> reporter: ktvu spoke with susie ko's son. he didn't have anything bad to say about the person's of interest. police say the couple are persons of interest in the susie ko murder ecase. seattle police -- case. seattle police arrested them for possession of a stolen vehicle. on friday they found her stabbed to death in her home and her car was found missing. >> for the first time we have been working non-stop as a family and with the police and this is the first deep breath we took as a family and as a community. >> we have been working so hard, would want to give the family some peace. >> reporter: police believe they were involved in a crime spree that started in august when the wife helped the husband break out of jail in san bernardino county. he got into a is out out in los angeles county. the suspect shot and wounded a deputy and then they carjacked a vehicle and got away. they now face charges here in southern california and in seattle. live, lorr
between the nationals and cardinals. they will enjoy tonight in cincinnati. joe fonzi, ktvu channel 2 news. mark? >> i am sure it is a wait they won't mind. thank you. appreciate it. and we got big stuff happening in a short time with the oakland a's. >> nails will be gone by the end of tonight. >> bay bridge home still alive. >> thank you. >> since the game was played in cincinnati fans here had to pack bars and restaurants to see the game. ktvu's lorraine blanco is live at a restaurant well known to fans. >> reporter: the crowds went nuts here twice today. the first time when buster posey hit that clutch grand slam in the fifth. the second time when the giants clinched the series. we think they heard it crowd all the way in cincinnati. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: this is what it looked like with three must win games. >> no quit attitude. they do things teams don't expect them to do. >> reporter: the momentum hit the hilt here. buster posey pounded a ground slam. >> my voice is still paying for it. >> it reminded many of a 1989 slam. >> childhood memory. watching buster posey do
-- property owner, he declined to comment. live, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> happening now, president obama is back in the bay area trying to drum up support and campaign dollars. ktvu's david stevenson is live. >> reporter: supporters and critics outside bill graham civic auditorium. we learned the president is expected to arrive within the hour. part of a sweep through the bay area that is expected to net 5.5 to $6 million. this is his last campaign appearance before the election and that brought out hundreds of supporters and protesters. people here are here to demand an immediate withdrawal of troops in the middle east. >> we are not funneling drugs to the black market. we are keeping patients like myself from having to resort to the black market. >> if they could explain how we could get 60 votes in the senate, look, this is their great democratic process. >> reporter: hundreds of supporters of the president lined up to pick up tickets for the bill graham civic auditorium, that includes a dinner and a concert. tickets range from $100 to $20,000 a person. the president
tonight. david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >> prior to arriving in the bay area the president made a stop near bakersfield where he dedicated a monument at the home of the late cesar chavez. >> this is not a monument to one man. the movement was sustained by a generation of organizers who stood up and spoke out and urged others to do the same. >> it is where cesar chavez lived and worked for 20 years. the site where the farm house is located is where cesar chavez is buried. today the president accompanied susie cesar chavez -- cesar chavez's wife to the grave. tonight the president will attend a dinner at the bill graham civic auditorium. that will be prepared by local celebrity chefs. it will be followed by a $200 per person concert. president obama is then set to spend the night here before leaving tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. from san francisco international airport where he will be headed to ohio. www.ktvu.com has more on the president's visit, including video of his arrival at sfo. >>> republican presidential candidate mitt romney, according to a survey released today, 49% back mitt
more than just drivers. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> good evening. i am ken pritchett. >> i am heather holmes. >> members of the occupy moment in san francisco are leveling new accusations at police, stemming from yesterday's protest. ktvu's patty lee asked if the action were justified. >> reporter: san francisco police do not dispute the video but they said what is not known is what the protesters did before hand. >> reporter: this is video of san francisco police arresting protesters. it was shot by a filmmaker. >> the cops were hitting people with batons and shoving people and slamming people around. >>> the video is making its way around the web. what is not available is footage before this scene. >> the protesters threw paint at the officers. some of the bags of paint contained rocks. >> reporter: police say there were a few incidents in which officers used batons or police holds to make arrest. >> reasonable force. officers were confronted with objects. >> reporter: we found this posting written by someone pa
in the heart of the castro. ktvu's ken wayne is standing by live in the 500 block of castro street, and tells us, police closed off the busy street. >> reporter: castro street has returned to normal, but police officers are still wrapping up their investigation after a somewhat chaotic scene following a protest by the group homes not jails. san francisco police didn't wait long before storming through the front door of the two story vacant building. two dozen protesters entered the building to call attention to the plight of the homeless. we talked to the protesters as they prepared for a long night of camping out. >> this one has been off the market for about seven years. >> reporter: police moved in after they say protesters started causing damage to the building and dropping items from the roof. >> police noted that several doors have been broken. locks damaged. >> reporter: police say one woman suffered an ankle injury while trying to flee. several dozen spectators gathered to watch the police activity. >> you're saying you want to help homeless people, but you don't threaten violence to
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> hit the curb, bounces, clips the front end and plows right into both of them. boom. >> a stunned witness could not believe what she was seeing as several people were seriously hurt near a school this morning. good afternoon, three pedestrians were hit by an out of control sufficient outside an elementary school this morning. a parent, crossing guard, and her child were all injured. we have new details on the story that was breaking news during mornings on 2. ktvu reporter alex savage is at the scene near turner elementary with the chain of events that triggered this tragedy, alex. >> reporter: good afternoon. this was an out of control suv that rolled up on to the curb, slamming into the those three people this morning. a parent, a child, and the school crossing guard. a bit of good news though, a few minutes ago, i talked with a representative for the private company this crossing guard works for, the woman is in stable condition now at the hospital. amazing when you consider the fact sh
10/5/12 >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >> crowds packed san francisco tonight as first of major weekend events get underway. good evening. >> i'm gasia mikaelian. san francisco is gearing up to host a diverse set of events this weekend expected to attract a million people to the city. for anyone thinking of attending, there's a warning from officials, plan ahead and bring your patience. we have live team coverage. tell us about fleet week events. with begin with matt keller on the crush of people descending on the family. >> reporter: we're here at at&t park. expected to bring traffic to a standstill. >> performed for thousands of people in golden gate park to end the first day of the bluegrass festival. >> it was a huge event. been mellow. >> with events like this all across the city. the traffic will be anything but mellow. expecting a million visitors this weekend for the hardly strictly bluegrass festival. cup races, castro street fair and playoff games. >> if anything else, take public transportation. >> p
protesters tonight after demonstrators took over a vacant building in the heart of the castro. ktvu's ken wayne is standing by live in the 500 block of castro street, and tells us, police closed off the busy street. >> reporter: castro street has returned to normal, but police officers are still wrapping up their investigation after a somewhat chaotic scene following a protest by the group homes not jails. san francisco police didn't wait long before storming through the front door of the two story vacant building. two dozen protesters entered the building to call attention to the plight of the homeless. we talked to the protesters as they prepared for a long night of camping out. >> this one has been off the market for about seven years. >> reporter: police moved in after they say protesters started causing damage to the building and dropping items from the roof. >> police noted that several doors have been broken. locks damaged. >> reporter: police say one woman suffered an ankle injury while trying to flee. several dozen spectators gathered to watch the police activity. >> you're sayin
. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >>> developing news out of san francisco, where u.s. park police are linked to an officer- involved shooting. good evening, i'm ken pritchett in for ken wayne tonight. >> i'm heather holmes. >> we begin with that developing news in san francisco where we learned that u.s. park police fired earlier this morning at a suspect. ktvu's noelle walker is live near the scene to explain what led up to the shooting. >> reporter: heather we're on lincoln, which is closed to traffic. i'm going to step out of way so you can see the investigation goes on. i'm told lincoln will be closed for traffic for the next several hours while officers involved this officer-involved shooting. crime scene evidence markers mark the spot at very edge of the city where people come to take in the scenic views. police say money came to break into a car. >> one of our officers witnessed someone trying to break into a vehicle. when he approached that person, the suspect tried to run him over with a vehicle. >> repo
ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for waking up with us on this monday morning october 8th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm ken wayne. dave clark is off this morning. let's get a quick look at traffic and weather. steve, how is it looking? >> it looks cold and clear. some of the lows are getting down into the low to mid 40s. it will be a cooler day today. a little system to the west of us getting closer. that will give temperatures in the afternoon five degrees cooling from sunday. 60s and 70s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. northbound 101 traffic that looks pretty good approaching the 80 split with no major problems. also looking at the commute if you are driving to the bay bridge we already have a crowd here at the toll plaza. 6:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> topping our new there is is a big mess in downtown oakland after protestors targeted institutions from banks to city hall. tara moriarty is live in downtown oakland covering the effort to repair vandalized buildings. >> reporter: some of the windows that protestors smashed have been boarded up
a gil roy neighborhood. it was sent to us by ktvu viewer jessica. the ktvu weather department says the severe thunderstorm left two inches of hail on the ground here. there has been thunder and lightening, as well. now, in morgan hill this tree toppled onto a car during today's thunderstorm. a ktvu viewer took this picture at east main road and peeka. ktvu meteorologist mark is in our weather center with conditions right now. >> gasia, while parts of the bay area has nothing but sunshine, other parts with severe thunderstorms popping up. this is the radar. you can see the development out toward the gil roy area. as we do put this into motion those yellows and reds flairing up and that was the thunderstorm produced the washing responsible for the warng that was in place till 5:00. maximum hail diameter about one inch and winds over 20 approaching 30 miles an hour. right now in the ray da not allow today show you in terms of coverage. most track parts of the east bay nothing too impress i have but this could gather up and we could have a few spotty-like showers over the next two to t
. if the vote does happen during this newscast i will be sure to bring it to you live. i'm heather holmes, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> our coverage picks up with debora villalon on the sheriff and major ed lee, debora. >> reporter: both men say they will be happy to see this over with tonight but that's all they agree on. as major lee keeps with his schedule, mirkarimi has been part of the spectacle. >> reporter: ross mirkarimi arrived with wife eliana and son theo announcing they had just come from an outing to a pumpkin patch. a sheriff car clutched in his son's hand. >> he did not do the things he's accused of in these trumped up charges. >> reporter: in the early hours of testimony, overflow rooms were set up for spectators to watch the proceedings. and hundreds of people lined up to speak, most taking mirkarimi's side. >> i don't think it should be influenced one way or the other. >> reporter: the supervisors he says shouldn't be swayed by public opinion. >> reporter: just the facts. >> we all should be held to a higher standard, no question. i've never shied away from that but it should not
will be sure to bring it to you live. i'm heather holmes, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> our coverage picks up with debora villalon on the sheriff and major ed lee, debora. >> reporter: both men say they will be happy to see this over with tonight but that's all they agree on. as major lee keeps with his schedule, mirkarimi has been part of the spectacle. >> reporter: ross mirkarimi arrived with wife eliana and son theo announcing they had just come from an outing to a pumpkin patch. a sheriff car clutched in his son's hand. >> he did not do the things he's accused of in these trumped up charges. >> reporter: in the early hours of testimony, overflow rooms were set up for spectators to watch the proceedings. and hundreds of people lined up to speak, most taking mirkarimi's side. >> i don't think it should be influenced one way or the other. >> reporter: the supervisors he says shouldn't be swayed by public opinion. >> reporter: just the facts. >> we all should be held to a higher standard, no question. i've never shied away from that but it should not be unevenly applied. >> reporter: major le
, it is time for the second hour of the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, i am pam cook. >> we have the first rain of the season which is on hold, right by drake bay off bodega bay, it looks like it is favoring the coast overall partly cloudy, cool and breezy 60s and 70s, here is sal. >>> southbound 101 marin traffic looks clear all the way down south and also the morning commute looks good on westbound 24 heading out to the tunnel. let's go back to the desk. >>> the fate of suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi now rests with the board of supervisors. they are expected to vote after months of drama which included an ethics hearing. here is more on what is expected today. tara? >> reporter: well, today board of supervisors will meet and they could decide to subpoena witnesses and we will have to wait and see. the last time sheriff ross mirkarimi and his wife eliana lopez was here at city hall was when they decided to oust sheriff ross mirkarimi and that recommendation was presented to the board. mayor ed lee suspended him without pay after he pled guilty. it stemmed from an incident
to tomorrow night's game. reporting live, noelle walker, ktvu news. >> they face off game one at at&t park. game 2 will be at at&t on sunday. the division series moves to cincinnati for game 3 and 4 and 5 if necessary. >>> meanwhile the a's will take on the champs, the detroit tigers. the first two games will be played in detroit. game 1 is set for tomorrow and game 2 sunday at 9:00 a.m. our time. game 3 is in oakland on tuesday, and game 4 and 5, if necessary, will be in oakland. >>> tomorrow's giants game is one of several events to draw one million people to san francisco this weekend. the blue angels spent this weekend practicing for tomorrow and sunday. and the harley strikely blue grass festival. the 49ers play at candlestick park on sunday and several street festivals are scheduled including the italian heritage parade and the castro street fair. anyone heading to the city should plan ahead. >> it will not be available. there will be a lot of people on the roads causing traffic delays. >> transportation officials say they will be add trains, buses and ferries to get the people aroun
to comment. next week, the school will pay tribute to ryan. i'm paul chambers, ktvu, channel 2news. >>> hercules police expect contra costa county prosecutors to file murder charges next week against a husband and wife in the death of a retired school teacher. we just received this new video of darnell washington and wife tania in court this afternoon. a judge in king county, washington ordered them held on $3 million bail. 55-year-old susie ko was found stabbed to death a week ago. the murder suspects, police say, were driving ko's subaru when they were arrested near sea-tac airport on wednesday. >>> san jose police are investigating an overnight shooting that is only adding to what many consider an alarming homicide rate. the body of the unidentified victim was found outside a bar on rogers avenue. police are interviewing possible witnesses at the alo bar. a neighboring business owner who didn't want his face shown said it sometimes attracts rowdy crowds. >> a messy have to deal with sometimes, but i didn't think it was going to go that far. san jose has been safe overall the las
one of those protests sat down with me and shared his thoughts. >> reporter: the video caught by ktvu photographers last year showed an officer throws a projectile into a crowd trying to help injured marine scott olson who collapsed on the ground. today for the first time oakland police admitted to ktvu it was one of their officers. >> we expect our officers to follow the policies of the department and when they don't, we will hold them accountable. >> reporter: that -- the investigation into that protest and two others have taken months. >> i was shot like right here under my hair. >> reporter: tonight i spoke with scott olson who suffered a brain injury who was hurt by a projectile. >> i can still tell i was not fully recovered. i notice i have trouble with my speaking. >> reporter: he says he's surprised by the report. the chief is recommending disciplinary action for 44 officers. suspending 15 officers for up to a month and giving written reprimand to others. >> it's good to see that maybe they are taking a step in the right direction as far as accountability. >> reporter: but ol
including fleet week and the giants playoff game. ktvu's christian captain joins us live from at&t park to tell us how we will likely see a repeat tomorrow. >> reporter: by now, at&t park is jam packed with fans watching tonight's game. it is just the latest major event in a city that is jampacked with weekend activities. >> ♪[ music ] >> if you are singing the blues in san francisco, it is and because there was nothing to do. the bluegrass festival kicked off to a crowd of thousands. the city marina district have the wild blue yonder that brought up the crowd. fans say that the four our air show was great but the highlight came at the end. >> the blue angels. we like at all. they are all impressive but the blue angels are phenomenal. >> just a few hundred yards away was the deep blue sea that drew the crowd. america's cup fans lined the shoreline watching the sailboats. >> we have fleet week and the ac45 and the blue angels. and look at this location. we have the golden gate bridge. we have beautiful people. >> giants fans hope that they don't have the boys in black and orange
. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> thank you for joining us, this morning october 11th, i am pam cook. >> it is not even mid-october and steve, some wild weather yesterday. >> yes, we had it in los gatos and mainly by gilroy which took the brunt of everything. things are calmer now but boy is it going to be cooler today with a lot of 60s. here is sal. >>> san mateo bridge looks good, no problems on any of the bay area bridges. so far as you cross towards 880 and sunny veil, 6:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> topping our news, we have a new development in a serial killer case which could provide answers. the 9-year-old girl was kidnapped back in 1988. claudine wong joins us from the police department with the emotional reaction from kayla's mother. claudine wong? >> reporter: we are hoping to hear more from investigators but early this morning, mckayla's mother posted a blog about the latest twist saying quote, i don't know how to live in this waiting time and she has been waiting 24 years for answers. it was back in 1988 she wa
investigation. live in san francisco i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. >>> solano county law enforcement worked through the night to dispose of home made explosives found in a vallejo home. the bomb squad detonated the explosives that were recovered at a house on georgia street. the blast rattled windows and set off car alarms. the incident began while acting on a tip 37 they first knocked on the doors of neighbors to evacuate them. then police arrested the suspect after he came out of his house to check in on the commotion. >> they are dangerous enough that we're taking the precautions that we're taking. we feel like at the very least he was a danger to himself and the people that live around him as well. >> police arrested the suspect who was identified as a man in his 50s. investigators are still trying to determine the reason behind the explosives. >>> joe biden and paul ryan went face to face in a feisty debate. >> this is what politicians do when they don't have a record to run on. try to scare people from voting for you. >> coming up at 5:15 why some republicans are calling joe bi
of protesters over in that area. ktvu was the only camera here about 35 minutes ago as the presidential motorcade arrived at the plaza. 100 donors are set to dine with the president in just about 15 minutes at a $20,000 a plate dinner here at the auditorium to be followed by a concert and speech at the same venue. air force one touched down at san francisco international airport just before 2:00 this afternoon. a large and enthusiastic crowd greeted the president upon his arrival. people there told ktvu they support the president as election day draws near. >> i love what he's doing for our country. i love what he has done, and i'll be voting for him. >> a long line of donors lined up here this afternoon in all 6,000 donors are dropping $100 a piece to hear john legend and michael and to hear the president speak. that's scheduled for about 9:40 this evening. donors say they want to see an energized president talk about the differences between himself and g objectionp challenger mitt romney and they want to see the president capitalize on the latest employment data. >> that's data right
clash in their one and only debate. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this friday morning, october 12th i'm mc-- i'm pam cook. >> and i'm mike mibach. let's check in with steve paulson. dry? wet? >> weekend looks better. we still have drizzle out there. a couple systems still impacting us. the low clouds. the combination of the two will give us a mostly cloudy and cool day with highs only in the 60s. we do see warmer temps over the weekend. >>> we have a big problem in oakland. 880 at 23rd two right lanes blocked. also this morning we are looking at the traffic in san francisco. it looks good here. but there is a problem in west portal. we'll tell you about thatment cooing up. now let's go back to the desk. >>> let's talk about that right now. breaking news out of san francisco. i want to show you live pictures from west portal avenue. firefighters are battling a fire. right now firefighters say they have dawned into a defensive fight and it's too dangerous to be inside that building right now. the scene if you are not familiar with we
in oakland. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us live from oakland where there are still a lot of questions surrounding this protest and the police response. tara? >> reporter: well, a lot of people that we spoke to said they didn't see any police out here. we did put a call into the oakland police department. but we've not heard back yet. these anti-war protesters went on a rampage. this is the oakland tribune building where they smashed paint balls and they broke some windows and then as we sort of pan over here to the left. these are the offices for the berkeley lab and there is a surveillance camera perched up here where vandals struck and police will be taking a look at that video. now, this morning, crews power sprayed the paint off the tribune building but the other two windows on the be as easy to fix. we're told it will cost $6,000 to replace them. this began at 6:00 last night. about 200 people gathered at frank ogawa plaza in the evening. they timed this to the estart of the war in afghanistan. the demonstrators went on a march. and when they circled back to city hall, they struc
2. for now we're live in san francisco christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >> you can also stay current by going to ktvu.com for more on the ross mirkarimi hearing. for more look on the tab we posted there on our top page. >>> prosecutors made public a report finding that a police officer was justified when he shot and killed 19-year-old blufford. the 18 page report says both video evidence and witnesses confirm blufford was armed with a semi automatic pistol that he pointed at officer maso. it also says that blufford continued to point the gun at the officers after he was wounded. >>> with a flash and a roar, authorities in napa county today blew up almost 100 canisters filled with explosive ether. the the ether turned up yesterday at a hazardous material collection. it was part of a stash of hospital disaster supplies from the 1950s. fire officials decided the canisters were unsafe to move and the only way to deal with them was to surround the canisters with sandbags then explode them. ktvu's captured a dramatic rescue at san francisco's pier 31 this afternoon. a rescue team f
. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> in overnight news two people are still in the hospital after a triple shooting? oakland -- in oakland. a ktvu photographer at the scene says two cars were hit by bullets. one person died at the scene. >>> there's developing news coming out of the middle east. government officials say a suspected al qaeda terrorist killed a long-time worker in yemen. they say he opened fire on the yemeni chief. p he was heading to where he has worked for the last 20 years. a source of this has the fingerprints of al qaeda. it's unclear if this is connected to the september 11th attack in libya that killed ambassador, chris stevens. >>> there's new information about an oil sheen discovered in the gulf of mexico. the coast guard confirms it matches the oil from that bp spill two years ago. the source of the oil is still a mystery. the coast fort lauderdale says it's possible it's coming from the deep horizon rig that exploded and tank in the 2010 disaster. industry experts say it's unlikely that the well is leaking again. >>> 7:05. vice presi
in oakland i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. >>> if you thought gas prices were high over the weekend, guess what, they went up again while you were sleeping overnight. ktvu channel 2 reporter matt keller is in our newsroom with on how the governor is trying to step in to help. good morning, matt. >> reporter: we just got the new numbers. for the third straight day the average price for a gallon of regular hit another all time high at $4.67 a gallon. of course in the bay area you are paying a few cents more at $4.71 a gallon. drivers are frustrated at the high costs. especially compared to the rest of the country. now governor jerry brown is trying to help by ordering state smog regulators to allow winter blend to be sold in california earlier than usual to bring down prices. winter blend gas isn't typically sold until october 31st. he hopes by selling it now it would increase supplies by bringing down prices. the high prices are changing driving habits. >> i try not to drive unless i really have to. >> i'm grateful and i only use the bike when necessary. >> reporter: the dramatic sur
or not this is a step forward or status quo. we'll hear more tonight on tv 36. noelle walker, ktvu, channel 2news. >>> the couple accused of murdering a retired teacher made their first court appearance in king county, washington. darnell and tania washington are accused of murdering 55- year-old susie ko, stealing her suv and driving it to washington state. both are held in king county jail on $3 million bail. >>> the san francisco police officers' association announced today it is rescinding it's endorsement of christine olague who was appointed to district 5. last week, christine olague voted to reinstate the mayor to his post of sheriff in the wake of his guilty plea to a domestic violence charge. the officer's association said that her vote demonstrated her "lack of empathy" for victims of domestic violence. >>> in vallejo, police have arrested three people in connection with a home invasion. police were called to the home around 10:40 last night. the homeowner called 911 as the armed men entered the house and left her cell phone on so the operator and police could hear what's happening. pol
and head to ohio where he will address the crowd at ohio university later today. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >> one of president obama's comments in his speech is getting attention. the president said sesame street character elmo is on the run. >> elmo is -- has been seen in a white suburban. he's driving to the border. >> that comment is being interpreted as a reference to oj simpson who infamously fled police in a white bronco after his wife was found dead. we have more on this at our website. >>> mitt romney is sounding more confident on the campaign trail. coming up at 7:15, why romney is telling supporters he will be the next president of the united states, plus the subject of the latest attack ad against romney by the obama campaign. >>> dozens of people in napa county are being evacuated as the bomb squad prepares to dispose of a highly explosive product. ether was found. the napa county bomb squad will be getting rid of the substance. people living nearby are being evacuated as a precaution. >>> police continue to search for answers as two people were shot last night. police
is being offered on october 17th. reporting live in mill valley, patty lee, ktvu channel 2news. >>> and coming up at 6:15, new details on the case of a teacher from the south bay accused of molesting a student. the piece of evidence that could be used against the teacher and the principal. >>> an officer-involved shooting happened about 11:00 this morning. the man would not comply with the officer's demand. they say he then reached for what appeared to be a weapon. >> at that point, the officer fearing that the suspect was arming himself was forced to use threat that will force. >> later, police said there was a weapon in the car within reach. authorities haven't said yet what it was. the name of the suspect has not been released. >>> it's a piece of paper that many have been waiting most of their lives for. it's a permit to work in the united states for those who came here illegally. new at 6:00, more than a dozen people are gearing up for a much brighter future now. >> reporter: he kept checking the mailbox, then yesterday, it finally came. it was the letter christian was wai
. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, thank you for joining us, thursday morning, october 11th, i am pam cook. >> i heard it around 12:30, he woke me up, it was hard to get back to sleep. rain in the north bay. >> there was an there were reports of thunder and lightning and also hail but most of that moved out to the pacific and there could be an isolated shower but it came off the sierra nevada and most of it is moving south with a lot of cool 60s. >>> southbound 101, it looks good on the richmond bridge getting across. and past mission boulevard heading down to the hill things look clear, let's go back to the desk. >>> san jose firefighters are looking for a serial arsonist. they say he struck again last night. matt keller is there where with he just spoke to a neighbor about this latest attack, good morning, matt. >> reporter: you can see it is obvious a fire was started here. now the fence behind it was removed after the previous fire was damaged by flames. firefighters say this is the 9th trash bin fire in west san jose in the past two weeks. now judy says people dumped al
on the 10:00 news on ktvu. >>> we're continuing to follow breaking news in vallejo where about a dozen homes are under evacuation as the bomb squad there clears suspected explosives. officials have evacuated one block in each direction from a home on georgia street near fern wood drive where some type of explosives were found. we're told that one person is in custody. children attending after-school programs at two local schools were sent home early. we do have a crew there, and we'll bring you a full report tonight on the 10:00 news. >>> there are fears of foul play tonight following the disappearance of a hollister woman. as robert honda report, the missing mom's vehicle was found today but it had apparently been torched. >> missing person fliers of heather carroll began showing up all over hollister when the 25-year-old mom seemingly disappeared after dropping off her daughter at school yesterday morning. a police alert was sent out de scribing her tan colored toyota suv. shortly after 2:00 a.m. this morning, the fisch family on enterprise road heard loud noises and saw an suv going up in
in traffic. ktvu's christien kafton joins us live from the city on just how people got around. >> reporter: you can see giant fans here making their way from at&t park. tonight's game mark it is end of a wild weekend making its way in and around town. >> the platform is very crowded, still downstairs. >> reporter: one look at the packed platforms and it was easy to see how b.a.r.t. broke its weekend ridership with 3,000 passengers. regular drivers said the trains were as crushed as any rush hour. >> coming in was a piece of cake. it was fine, nothing i can't handle. >> reporter: this is what those b.a.r.t. riders were hoping to avoid, back ups coming in and going outs of san francisco. >> it's crazy right now. i'm going to drive by the giant's game to see what's going on. >> reporter: on public transit. muni transits were packed. surprising even seasoned veterans. >> the busiest i've ever seen it. >> reporter: passengers say despite the tight conditions they managed to get where they needed to go when they needed to get there. >> it's a smooth ride. i can say that. and really crowded. >> r
of ktvu channel 2 news. >>> good morning everyone it's wednesday october 10th i'm mike mibach in for dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. nice to have you here mike. >> glad to be here. >> it's early. >> i'm up. >> it is? >> well it's late for us. how is the weather? >> we've had lightning especially toward the santa cruz coastline. and last night pretty good lightning show up toward lake county as well. we could see some of that today. highs today low 60s and 70s. today is the one day for possible lightning. we'll talk about that in five minutes. here is sal. >>> traffic is moving along pretty well if you are driving on westbound 24. you can tell it's become a lot more crowded in the last few minutes. and the morning drive will be looking good on the san mateo bridge. let's go back to the desk. >>> we are tracking developing news out of union city where a fire at a strip mall damaged several businesses. claudine wong is live to see why the fire burned and a look at the damage. claudine. >> reporter: good morning, mike. let me show you what is happening now. in the l
the city's nationally recognized domestic violence program. i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, tara. >>> during the past hour, interim san francisco sheriff vicki hennessey, talked with ktvu reporter david stevenson. she said she spoke with sheriff mirkarimi last night after he was cleared to go back to work. hennessey says mirkarimi will be in the office today. >> i was there to respect the process and to do what i could to keep the department on track during that time, whatever the outcome. and so that's pretty much the way i looked at it and that's the way i conducted myself. >> today, owners of nearly a dozen union city businesses are adding up the damage from a four-alarm fire this morning. crews were called out to the alvarado place shopping center after 1:00 a.m. by then, the fire had already been burning for hours. there was disbelief on this woman's face as she saw the damage. >> that's my shop! >> reporter: this family owns the shop next door. >> oh, my good. it's like eight years of hard work. it's all finished. [ sirens ] >> reporter: almost a dozen b
, it looks pretty good. live in san francisco, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> centered into right field, a base hit! coming around! and the oakland as will win another day! >>> that was the scene last night. the as were down to their last three outs when they rallied to beat the detroit tigers. 4-3 at a wild coliseum. once again, the as congratulated the coco crisp with a whipped cream can pie. the first pitch of the -- whipped cream pie. the first pitch is at 6:37 p.m. at the oakland coliseum. we'll have the latest on all bay area baseball coming up at 5:00p p.m. -- 5:00 p.m. >>> our other top story -- the possible break in the case of a hayward girl who disappeared 24 years ago. michaela garecht was kidnapped out side of a corner store -- outside of a corner store and now a bone pregnant unearthed in the central valley may help to try to solve this mystery. alex savidge is live with how that bone could be tied to a pair of serial killers. good afternoon, alex. >> reporter: good afternoon. a three-inch bone could be the key to figuring out what happened to michaela gar
this morning. we are live this morning in vallejo alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. >>> six miles away solano county worked through the night to make sure a neighborhood was safe after explosives were found inside a home. the bomb squad detonated the explosives recovered at a house on georgia street. the blast rattled windows and set off car alarms. the incident began when acting on a tip police served a search warrant yesterday afternoon. police arrested the suspect after he came out of his house to check on the commotion. >> it's scary. i have a family. i have a kid. and it's scary to think that somebody was blowing up making home made bombs in their backyard. >> police arrested the suspect who was identified as a man in his 50s. investigators are trying to determine the reason behind the explosives. >>> concern is growing about a serial arsonist. that fire was reported just after 7:30 last night. this was the tenth fire in the area in the past two weeks. and the second in just 24 hours. no structures have been damaged. fire investigators are worried one of the fires could get out of contro
-- el la vateed carbon monoxide levels -- elevated carbon monoxide levels. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> coming up in 10 minutes the major fire in the south bay. it was dangerous to fight not only because of the flames but also because of what was inside of that house. >>> much of the bay area woke up to light rain and cloudy skies. let's take you outside to emeryville. you can see the gray skies are still there. it's clearing in a few places across the bay area. rosemary will be here in just a few minutes. >>> police in san jose investigating the most recent homicide. officers detained a witness and one other person but have not made any arrests. the victim was shot and killed on rogers avenue. a motive is still not clear. this marks san jose's 32nd homicide of the year. >>> grief counselors are on hand at james logan high school after a teacher's body was found. investigators found christopher ryan's body a ravine, not far from where his abandoned car was discovered. an autopsy is now schedule ryan's cause of death. >>> several rewards are being offered for a missing mother f
, the question is will it make it on shore, it is time for the bay area news. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning it is tuesday october 9th, i am ken wayne, dave clark is off today. >> let's check in with steve paulson. i heard you say? >> it's on the coast. we have some partly cloudy skies, this system is going parallel to the coast and it is there so a possibility of it being up in the sierra nevada, here is sal. >>> good morning, it is looking good heading to the mcarthur maze, it looks like a nice drive all the way out to the bay bridge toll plaza and everything looks good approaching the 880 split let's go back to the desk. >>> after political drama in san francisco, it all comes down to today for suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi. let's go to supervisors where they will finally decide his fate, tara? >> reporter: they are going to meet and take public comment and hopefully come up with a decision, hopefully there are no more delays in this process which has lasted almost a year. as you may remember, the ethics commission voted to oust sheriff ross mirkarimi. he showed
reinvigorating the franchise. reporting live in oakland, patti lee, ktvu news. >>> mark ibanez joins us right now. the a's never seemed to be in it. >> we won't have the remake with the bay bridge world series. but the a's when they walk off the field tonight, it was for the last time in 2012. no gatorade throwing, no pies, nothing like that. it all belongs to the tigers in this one. austin jackson gets the score started. 2-0 lead for them out of the third inning. jared parker pitched well. but not well enough. and then for the tigers. four runs in the 7th. prince fielder with a little fly ball, robbing them just a couple of times. not so, getting a little blooper to fall on in. with a weapon like justin verlander as the tigers just needed to give oakland a chance, a four-hit complete game shut out. and one of the arrows last night grounding out to end it, 6-0 the final 11 strikeouts for verlander giving them 22 total in the two games that he pitched. and the divisional series record itself, 6-0 the final is the tigers that do celebrate tonight. but much to the credit of the a's fans as they stuc
on ktvu.com and if you decide to hit the road, you can get live drive time traffic updates as well. >>> an officer-involved shooting in hayward leaves one man dead. paul chambers is live in hayward with why some people feared for the safety of children nearby. >> reporter: the scene is clear behind me, but this is where the officer-involved shooting happened. this is the second one so far this year. the other happened about two weeks ago. with this incident, the scary part, there were actually people playing in the park right here. and a few yards away from that, tree view elementary school's playground. just before 11:15 this morning, a haywood police officer came up on this honda accord, reported stolen. as the officer approached the car, he saw a man sitting inside. >> he ordered that occupant several times to show his hands and put his hands in the air. the suspect did not comply. >> reporter: investigators say that's when the officer looked over and saw the suspect reaching for a weapon. >> at that point, the officer fearing that the suspect was arming himself was forced to us
video not reviewed yet. i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> family and friends will gather for a candlelight vigil for the woman found dead in the back of her car. the family is pleading with the public to help find the 55-year- old mother and grandobama. the car is a sky blue, 2011 subaru outback with idaho license plates. >>> new developments show the threat that chris stevens faced in benghazi. militias keeping order in the city threatened to quit over a political feud, accord fog a cable sent -- according to a cable stent on september 11th. >>> the bay area will pay tribute to chris stevens next week. next tuesday, more than 700 people are expected to attend a public memorial at san francisco's city hall. and then two days later, the california symphony will day tribute to a concert in walnut creek. >>> president obama will be back in san francisco later today to raise money for his re- election campaign. the president will begin the day in the central valley to dead -- for a -- for a deadcation. a dinner hosted by alice waters and then a concert with john legend follow
to avoid the traffic. we have put together slide shows of all the weekend events at ktvu.com. just click on the toe toes tab on -- photos tab on our home page. >>> let's check in with sal for a complete look at traffic. hello, sal. >> hello, pam. so far so good. we are doing well in san francisco and the east bay freeways. starting on the east shore you can see traffic here. there is plenty of room for you. it has been a nice drive with no major problems at the bay bridge toll plaza. also this morning we are looking here at the toll plaza and it's light. no problems getting into the city. i think you should find it a little bit better than it has been the last few days. city wise when it comes to parking and traffic. and if you are driving on northbound 280 getting up to highway 17 that traffic is off to a good start. let's go to steve. >> sal, thank you. >>> we have mostly clear skies. patchy low clouds. little low has been sitting out here for two weeks. 40s for many or low 50s. there is is no doubt about it the mornings the overnights are cool not much of a breeze but still an on shor
in there very soon. live in union city, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> 7:03. ross mirkarimi is wasting no time getting back to work as san francisco sheriff. late last night, supervisors went against mayor ed lee and voted to put mira kimmy back on the job -- mirkarimi back on the job. his supporters cheered the late- night decision. four supervisors voted to keep him in office. seven supervisors voted to remove him. but nine were needed to permanently remove him from office. mirkarimi will receive backpay and says he will be showing up for work today. >>> meantime, mayor ed lee issued a statement saying the board's decision to return a batterer to the department and also -- >> coming up, we'll hear from a supervisor who voted to keep him and the group that's not happy with that decision. >>> this morning, the house hearing about the attack in benghazi that killed chris stevens and three other americans. coming up, the accusations that the state department ignored requests from libya. >>> you this m morning from stockholm to stanford, a bay area professor has won -
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